Air Services & Dakota Air Parts Attending 2012 HELI-EXPO & Singapore Airshow

PHOENIX, Ariz., (Feb. 8, 2012) - Air Services Int'l., LLC (ASI) and their strategic partner Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc. will be exhibiting at HELI-EXPO (Booth # 9064) and the Singapore Air Show (Booth # T73) this month.

The 64th annual HELI-EXPO, sponsored by the Helicopter Association International, is the world's largest trade show dedicated to civil helicopters. Over 18,000 industry professionals will gather in Dallas, Texas to attend the exposition and convention. The HELI-EXPO will include exhibits by more than 600 vendors along with educational classes, speakers, training seminars and a chance to network with industry professionals.

The Singapore Airshow started in 2008 and is held every two years. The airshow is the largest aerospace and defense event in Asia and one of the top three aviation events in the world. In 2010 more then 43,000 trade attendees from 133 countries participated in the show.

"We look forward to exhibiting at HELI-EXPO each year to see customers and partners as well as to develop new relationships," said Dakota Air Parts Vice President of Operations Lance Thoreson. "To exhibit with our new strategic partner ASI Services at both HELI-EXPO and Singapore is especially exciting. We look forward to introducing our customers to ASI and their MRO capabilities for the Allison (Rolls-Royce) 250 series engine and their component overhaul and repair capabilities for Bell light and medium rotorcraft."

"Our strategic partnership with Dakota Air Parts will enable broader services to both Dakota Air Parts customers as well as ASI customers," said Air Services General Manager Steve Van Hemert. "We look forward to meeting with customers and explaining more about the new strategic alliance between Air Services and Dakota."

About Air Services Int'l., LLC (
Established in 1948, Air Services Int'l., LLC (ASI) provides global support to commercial, military and parapublic helicopter operators. Specializing in Rolls-Royce (Allison) M250 series gas turbine engines, ASI provides: maintenance, repair and overhaul, functional and performance testing, engine leasing and rental services. ASI also supports component repair and overhauls for Bell light and medium helicopters, STC engine upgrades for Bell 206-L1, parts sales, exchanges, consignments and supply chain management. Air Services aims to provide 24/7 global powerplant and rotorwing support.

About Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc. (
Dakota Air Parts specializes in the buying, selling and support of a variety of rotor-wing and fixed wing aircraft, turbine engines, and parts - OEM & aftermarket. Dakota Air Parts has access to the most diverse parts information infrastructures in the world allowing them to offer the most competitive pricing without compromising quality or delivery to customers worldwide. For more information about Dakota Air Parts call (701) 297-9999 or visit

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Established in 1948, Air Services Int’l., LLC (ASI) brings a 65 plus year history of aviation tradition. Over its tenure in industry, ASI has been involved in a wide range of aircraft operations, MRO, and other aviation related activities. ASI has been a trendsetter, being one of the earlier pioneers for the commercial helicopter industry.

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